The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Gloucestershire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 43 48 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.51% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 1.25% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 80 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.99% 24.02% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 67
Average daily rate £363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Oracle APEX
South West

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the Gloucestershire region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ODBC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com